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UT Tyler School of Nursing Student Graduating on 72nd Birthday

Mary Ruth “Ruthie” Graham and her family celebrate after the School of Nursing graduation ceremony.

Mary Ruth “Ruthie” Graham, a School of Nursing student at The University of Texas at Tyler, graduated with her Bachelor of Science in Nursing on her 72nd birthday. “I’d wanted to complete college all of these years, and this was my opportunity,” said Ruthie. “I knew it was my time.”

President Kirk A. Calhoun awards Ruthie with her Bachelor of Science in Nursing diploma on her 72nd birthday

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